Why Do You Go Bagless?

I Do It For My Lawn
  • When done properly, Going bagless gives you a lush, healthy lawn
  • Fresh clippings are 80-85% water. They protect the soil by keeping moisture in the ground
  • The grass clippings quickly break down, naturally fertilizing your lawn with nutrients after each mow
  • Grass cut to a height of 6-8 cm (2.5-3 inches) will develop a deep, extensive root system, leaving little room for weeds to grow
  • Going bagless helps prevent thatch build up and disease. Learn more
I Do It Because It's Easy
  • No bagging and dragging of grass required
  • Reduces the need to water your lawn by putting moisture in the ground. Grass cut to a height of 6-8 cm (2.5-3 inches) will slow water evaporation from your soil
  • Reduces the need to fertilize your lawn. The grass clippings quickly decompose, naturally fertilizing your lawn with nutrients after each mow
  • By Going Bagless for one summer, you can save up to a full day of your time
  • Going Bagless gives you a lush, healthy lawn which helps prevent disease, thatch and weed growth. Learn more
I Do It For The Environment
  • In the summer months, up to half of all the waste collected from households is grass. Going Bagless is the number one way Edmontonians can reduce their waste
  • Going Bagless can cut water use in half and reduce fertilizer use by 25% per household
  • The CO2 emissions saved if every single-family household in Edmonton grasscycled would be equal to the annual CO2 emissions of 27,166 cars